When the Water Turns Green, Point the Bow North

For most of the year along the Costalegre Coast, we delight in the clear, warm ocean water found all along the regional beaches. Throughout the fall and winter you can easily see twenty feet down and make out individual ripples in the sand. The water is cool enough to be refreshing, but warm enough that …

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A Cook’s Survival Guide to Galley Cooking

After six glorious years as a full time boat dweller, I've learned a thing or two about cooking on a boat. I've made my share of mistakes, and learned what works. In a few short months a new graduating class of cruisers will launch into full time boat life and start making their way down …

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No Oven, No Problem

Baking up a storm on the stovetop Half Moon boasts a most excellent galley. Lots of counter space, spacious fridge, double sink, three burner stove, and a massive pantry area. Oddly enough, her otherwise well equipped galley doesn't have an oven. When we first moved aboard I expected to miss having an oven in the …

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